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Chemical spill a human health risk?
Ogeechee River fish kill's possible effects to be discussed at public presentation
Ogeechee file Web
In this Herald file photo from July 2011, Ogeechee Riverkeeper Dianna Wedincamp investigates discharge from King America Finishing plant pipe on the Ogeechee River.
Citizens are invited to a presentation Saturday regarding the Ogeechee River and the possible effects of a recent chemical spill to human health. Held at the Statesboro Regional Library from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., the presentation by the Georgia Southern University Nursing Department will feature “An Exploratory Study of the Ogeechee River Chemical Spill and Subsequent Fish Kill on Human Health,” according to information from the Ogeechee Riverkeeper’s Facebook page. The presentation will include original research by Lynsey Johnson, Danny West, Chelsea Allen, Ryan Dyson, Ben Strozzo, and Dr. Marian Tabi, PHD, RN. Ogeechee Riverkeeper Dianna Wedincamp also will speak, addressing concerns about the river pollution.
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